Dan Hornsby - The Story of C. S. Carnes
Columbia 15321... Recorded on October 23, 1928. Clinton S. Carnes was the treasurer of the Baptist Mission Board in Atlanta. Anticipating an audit, he absconded with about a million dollars in August of 1928. He was captured in Canada and extridited soon after. Dan Hornsby was from Georgia and a talent scout for Columbia, who supposedly renamed blues singer Robert Hicks, Barbecue Bob.
May 23, 2009
I am Nikki Hornsby the granddaughter of Dan Hornsby. I have inherited through my late father a lot of my grandfather's lifetime career materials from posters, newspaper articles, to 78 recordings.
I am also in the professional entertainment profession all my life.
Wish I could have met the man from where my talent came from but he died before I could.